Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming


Episode Info

Children's entertainer turned criminal genius Sideshow Bob (voice of Kelsey Grammer) has come to the belated conclusion that television and its ruinous effect on our culture is to blame for his problems, and while cleaning up trash at an Air Force base in Springfield shortly before an air show is to begin, he decides to take dramatic action against the idiot box. After outwitting Col. Leslie "Hap" Hapablap (voice of R. Lee Ermey) and his underlings, Sideshow Bob is able to take over a hangar where a number of old nuclear warheads are being stored, and he holds Springfield at ransom, demanding that all television broadcasting be halted or he'll blow up the city. The Simpsons are on hand to attend the air show, and Bart (voice of Nancy Cartwright) and Lisa (voice of Yeardley Smith) are separated from Homer (voice of Dan Castellaneta) and Marge (voice of Julie Kavner) in the confusion, and as a result Bart and Lisa are soon attempting to foil Sideshow Bob's mad schemes. Meanwhile, Krusty the Clown (voice of Dan Castellaneta), realizing he'd have the airwaves all to himself, commandeers an Emergency Broadcasting System booth and beings offers round-the-clock minimalist comedy. "Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming" was first broadcast on November 26, 1995.


Dan Castellaneta
as Homer Simpson/Grampa/Krusty the Clown/Barney/Mayor Quimby
Julie Kavner
as Marge Simpson/Patty Bouvier/Selma Bouvier
Nancy Cartwright
as Bart Simpson/Nelson Muntz/Todd Flanders/Ralph Wiggum/Kearney
Yeardley Smith
as Lisa Simpson
Hank Azaria
as Apu/Carl/Comic-Book Guy/Snake/Moe Szyslak/Chief Wiggum
Harry Shearer
as Mr. Burns/Lenny/Ned Flanders/Seymour Skinner/Waylon Smithers
Pamela Hayden
as Milhouse Van Houten/Rod Flanders
Russi Taylor
as Craig's Girlfriend/Martin Prince
Tress MacNeille
as Vanessa Redgrave
Kelsey Grammer
as Sideshow Bob
R. Lee Ermey
as Colonel Leslie Hapablap
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